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October 10, 2022

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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • Congestion issues getting resolved as schedule reliability improves
  • "National Association of Container Freight Stations (NACFS) is confident that the National Logistics Policy will reduce logistics cost"
  • Standard operating procedure consequent to commencement of "Document Processing Area" in the Central Parking Plaza and gate automation for export-creation of Buffer Yard in CPP
  • PSA Mumbai flags off first ever rake to Cochin
  • P. L. Haranadh given additional charge as Chairperson of Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Authority
  • India's membership of Quad seen raising trade, investment flows
  • SCI & MoPSW ink MoU for 2022-23
  • DPA creates new record by berthing maximum draught vessel
  • Europa Terminal renewal at Antwerp
  • Phoenix Shipping & CONCOR flag off direct container train service from Kandla to Goa
  • APM Terminals Pipavav follows transparent vendor on-boarding process
  • Rates falling as market turning much quicker than anticipated
  • AMNS Shipping & Logistics acquires two Kamsarmax bulk carriers
  • Palm oil imports up
  • Trial run of freight train on Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor
  • Export slowdown seen as reflection of toughening global trade conditions

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • Europe's network of the future
  • Swiss Worldcargo promotes Gieri Hinnen
  • Locomotive prototype to be trialled in late 2023
  • Rail link Sohar - Abu Dhabi getting closer
  • Two for a special site in the Netherlands
  • Situation on US inland waterways critical
  • Lower Austria launches fixed-wing drone
  • Europa Road adds new role to its team
  • Two more hubs to expand operation
  • MSC extends service in Southern Pacific
  • New logistics fund in the making
  • IAG Cargo flies emergency aid to Pakistan
  • HFW continues growth trajectory in Australia
  • Panattoni's biggest site so far
  • Testing a new rail route for containers
  • Poseidon, ONE et alia going for Atlas
  • Cargo.one finds new partner
  • Eichholtz celebrates 90th anniversary
  • "Curiosity of the Day"

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The Loadstarweb site
OCTOBER 7, 2022
  • Spot rate carnage could result in more ships laid up, 'with worse to come'
  • SGL launches 'unique' sea-air service via 'secret' Pacific gateway
  • FedEx and its pilots agree to mediation over dispute on pay and pensions
  • Maersk calls on global governments to drive production of more green fuels
  • Cosco bid for stake in Hamburg box terminal still hangs in the balance
  • Against the odds: One unusual week in logistics with Kuehne on my mind
  • N American governors in ambitious cooperation bid for zero-emission ports
  • Ports can be a catalyst in shipping's decarbonisation drive
  • Supply chain radar: What M'rsk's JCB win means for contract logistics

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 7, 2022
  • Birdon America wins Waterways Commerce Cutters contract
    The Coast Guard has awarded Denver-based Birdon America, Inc. a subsidiary of Australia's Birdon Pty Ltd, a contract for the detail design and construction of its Waterways Commerce Cutters (WCC) program's river
  • Sweden orders 4 autonomous hybrid-electric ferries
    Making what it says is its ferry operation's biggest investment ever, the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket Sweden) has awarded Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Netherlands, based Holland Shipyards a contract for up to four hybrid-electric car/passenger
  • Bid protest withdrawn, Austal USA gets go ahead for OPC stage 2
    The Coast Guard yesterday issued a notice to Austal USA, the offshore patrol cutter (OPC) Stage 2 contractor, to proceed on detail design work to support future production of OPCs. The Coast

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Container Newsweb site
OCTOBER 7, 2022
  • Port of Liverpool warn of job losses
    The Port of Liverpool has announced its plans to restructure its containers division and will next week start a redundancy consultation process. The major container port in the United Kingdom said the decision was "extremely regrettable but now unavoidable, given the economic backdrop". "The unitised cargo market is experiencing a significant decline in volume due to several factors which underpi
  • South Korea's Minister: HMM divestment depends on market conditions
    South Korea's Minister for Oceans and Fisheries Cho Seung-hwan said on 6 October that stock market conditions and the shipping cycles would determine when the state should dispose of its interest in the country's flagship carrier HMM. The last two years brought record profits for HMM as container freight rates rocketed to all-time highs, resulting in calls for the company to come off government s
  • Port of Antwerp-Bruges, PSA Antwerp give green light for box terminal renewal
    Port of Antwerp-Bruges and PSA Antwerp approved the renewal of the quayside and terminal at Europa Terminal. The works, which will take about nine years and be carried out in three phases, will ensure that the latest generation of container ships can continue to call at Antwerp, Belgium, according to a statement. Port of Antwerp-Bruges and PSA Antwerp are expected to invest in the renewal of the
  • CMA CGM to launch new service linking Morocco, France and Spain
    CMA CGM - Short Sea Lines Division has announced its new butterfly MOROCCO SHUTTLE service launching from the 45th week of the year between Morocco, France and Spain. This new weekly service will start ex Agadir on 10 November and will assist in the implementation of a sustainable maritime bridge between Agadir & Port Vendres for the upcoming fruit & vegetable campaign. The French carrier said th
  • CMA CGM: No single fuel can achieve carbon zero
    French shipping giant CMA CGM believes that there is no one fuel that can achieve the industry's move towards decarbonization in 2050, and that all eligible fuels should be explored. Speaking at the Singapore International Bunkering Conference today (7 October), CMA CGM's Vice-President for Bunkering and Energy Transition, Farid Trad said, "We're investing in assets, ships, in efficient vessels t
  • Port of Long Beach joins hydrogen fuelling alliance
    To advance its zero-emissions goals, the Port of Long Beach (POLB) has joined the Alliance for Renewable Clean Hydrogen Energy Systems (ARCHES), a public-private partnership formed to help capture newly available federal funding to assist in developing a robust renewable hydrogen market in California, United States. ARCHES will serve as an applicant for California's bid to win funding for a hydro
  • ONE along with partners continue discussions for Atlas Corp. acquisition
    Poseidon Acquisition Corp., a consortium composed of Ocean Network Express (ONE), Atlas' board chairman David Sokol, affiliates of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and the Washington Family, believes it has made "significant progress" in its discussions with the special committee of the board of directors of Atlas to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Atlas , that the Consortium do
  • Maersk and JCB ink multi-year partnership deal
    Maersk has announced a new multi-year partnership with JCB, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction and agricultural equipment and related services. Under the agreement, Maersk will become the new global Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) for JCB, one of the largest privately-owned companies in the United Kingdom. Maersk will offer end-to-end supply chain management services and manag
  • Hapag-Lloyd revises CGX service port rotation
    German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has upgraded its China-German Express (CGX) service with the expansion of the port coverage, which will now include the ports of Shanghai and Antwerp with the latest one replacing Le Havre port. The new CGX port rotation will be effective in November. Hapag-Lloyd's China-German Express (CGX) service port rotation Hapag-Lloyd has published the following transit times of

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Splashweb site
OCTOBER 7, 2022
  • Searchlight Capital buys into Synergy
    New York-based private equity firm Searchlight Capital Partners has bought into Singapore shipmanager Synergy Marine Group. Searchlight did not disclose the terms of the deal, except that it involved a minority ownership stake in the Rajesh Unni-led group. Founded in 2006, Synergy has grown to become the world's fourth-largest shipmanager, with a global network of ...
  • Yangzijiang Shipbuilding bags 22 newbuild orders
    Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has sealed new shipbuilding contracts for 22 vessels worth around $2.5bn, taking its total orderbook over the $10bn mark. The orders are made up of twelve LNG dual-fuel 16,000 teu containerships, linked to Soren Toft-led Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and ten bulk carriers, consisting of four 32,000 dwt and six 66,000 ...
  • Himalaya Shipping fixes newbuilding pair on long-term charters
    Tor Olav Troim-backed Himalaya Shipping has sealed time charter deals with one of the major commodity companies for two newcastlemax dry bulk carriers currently under construction in China. The Oslo-listed company has 12 LNG dual-fuel ships set to deliver from New Times Shipyard between the second quarter of 2023 and the fourth quarter of 2024. ...
  • Kim Heng clinches $35m in Taiwanese vessel contracts
    Singapore offshore vessel operator and marine engineering services provider Kim Heng is looking at $35m in new contracts secured by its subsidiaries in Taiwan. The company's units Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield, Khan Hin Engineering and Bridgewater Marine, in which it holds a 49% stake, have been awarded $17.3m, $14.6m and $3.1m worth of contracts ...
  • Yinson secures $720m deal to finance Petrobras FPSO project
    Malaysian FPSO operator Yinson has secured a $720m syndicated loan facility ("Facility") for a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) Maria Quitéria project in Brazil. The six-year limited recourse loan will be used to support the ongoing construction of the FPSO, which was awarded by Petrobras in November 2021. The group's Netherlands-based subsidiary, Yinson Bergenia ...
  • Maritime CEO Forum Singapore: China the big known unknown when it comes to dry bulk
    Shipping must prepare itself for market conditions in which Chinese dry bulk imports will peak very shortly, delegates attending last week's Maritime CEO Forum in Singapore were told. Concluding the half-day event, a high-level panel representing different strands of the segment took the stage for the forum's wide-ranging dry bulk debate, moderated by Punit Oza, ...
  • California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia vow to tackle shipping's carbon footprint
    The governors of the American west coast states of California, Oregon, Washington along with the premier of British Columbia are joining forces to promote a low-carbon society, with shipping and ports very much part of the planning. "Rapidly accelerating climate change threatens our communities along the Pacific Coast of North America with cascading impacts to ...
  • Floatel International seals Equinor contract extension
    Offshore accommodation vessel owner Floatel International has secured another contract extension from Equinor for the . The 2010-built semisubmersible unit will continue to provide offshore accommodation services at the Grane field in the Norwegian North Sea until the end of this year. The vessel was last month extended until November 15, together with the 2015-built ...
  • Russian exports show no sign of slowing despite new EU sanctions
    Yesterday saw the European Union adopt an eighth package of sanctions against Russia for its aggression against Ukraine, including targeting the nation's class society. However, trading volumes in dry bulk and oil show the Russian export machine is working around the clock to deliver ever more cargoes of energy. According to Banchero Costa, Russia is ...
  • Police take down criminal network moving tonnes of cocaine through the port of Gioia Tauro
    With the support of Europol and Eurojust, the Italian Financial Corps has dismantled a criminal network which relied on corrupt workers in the port of Gioia Tauro to smuggle hundreds of millions of euros' worth of cocaine into Europe. Yesterday, saw some 300 police officers carry out coordinated raids against the members of a criminal ...
  • Sokol's consortium making 'significant progress' towards acquiring Seaspan's parent
    The consortium aiming to purchase Atlas Corporation has said in an update today it is making "significant progress" in the buyout of the group, which includes Seaspan, the world's largest boxship tonnage provider. In August Japan's Ocean Network Express (ONE) joined a coalition of controlling shareholders in New York-listed Atlas Corporation to make a buyout ...
  • Car carriers race to new rate highs
    This year has seen record rates for many ship types with containers and LNG grabbing most headlines. Also cruising to new highs are car carriers, with analysis suggesting this niche trade is set for a very solid 2023 too. The car carrier market went into overdrive in mid-August, after Nissan extended its $100,000 a day ...
  • Green shipping: Regulation, enforcement, and leadership
    Claas Ringleben from the Liberian Registry writes for Splash today. Last week's World Maritime Day saw the International Maritime Organization celebrate new technologies for greener shipping. The green tech ambition is, of course, part of a much wider effort to reduce emissions and promote sustainability initiatives across the shipping industry. However, while there is increasing ...
  • Canada's Ocean Group acquires Verreault shipyard
    Quebec-based Ocean Group has acquired one of Canada's largest shipyards from Groupe Maritime Verreault. The Verreault shipyard, located close to the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, specialises in ship repair and modifications. With this transaction, Ocean Group also acquires the two Verreault shipyard tugs that currently provide services at the Les Méchins and Matane ...
  • BOEM environmental review gives wind leasing offshore California the green light
    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of potential impacts from offshore wind energy leasing activities in the Morro Bay wind energy area (WEA), located 20 miles offshore central California. The environmental assessment (EA) was undertaken with close coordination and engagement with the State of California, the Department of ...

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 7, 2022
  • US blacklists sanction-busting shipowner supplying fuel to North Korea
    US seeks to apply pressure on North Korea's military after its recent launches of long-range ballistic missiles, targeting a network...
  • Shipping has its part to play in putting pressure on Putin
    Sanctions are always a blunt instrument. But even blunt instruments are better than doing a job with no tools at...
  • Container demand figures show downward trend
    Container volumes have come off their all-time highs from 2021 but remain strong. Nevertheless, the pressure is now being seen...
  • Himalaya Shipping seals long-term charters for newbuildings
    The Tor Olav Trøim-controlled company has secured index-linked charters at 'a significant premium' to the spot capesize Baltic 5TC index rate for...
  • Equity investor acquires minority stake in Synergy Marine Group
    Synergy wants to explore an operating model driven by value for clients rather than the current vendor mindset. Searchlight says...
  • Russia's boxship trade shifts east
    The downward trend in containership arrivals in Russia, which was caused by the withdrawal of services by major container lines...
  • Owners switch cargoes to grains to exit Ukraine ports
    Two Greek companies and a Japanese owner have managed or are in the process of switching cargoes after their ships...
  • Carbon capture seen as a crucial mid-term solution
    The maritime sector will not be able to meet the IMO's 2030 and 2050 targets if there is zero support...
  • Intertanko calls for urgent IMO intervention to keep steam-driven LNG carrier fleet trading
    Demand for steam-driven fleet that comprise 35% of LNG carriers on the water already poor despite positive trading conditions
  • Calls for regulators to set clear long-term targets for shipping safety
    Representatives from shipmanagement, class, technology providers and maritime law share opinions and suggestions
  • First vessel powered by hard sail wind propulsion enters operation
    The construction of the vessel was financed by a sustainability-linked loan from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp
  • UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency appoints interim chief executive
    Interim chief executive Damien Oliver joined the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency in 2001. He has held several high-profile roles in the...
  • Liverpool warns of jobs cuts on volume downturn
    With UK demand set to fall as inflation bites, Liverpool is already seeing a 'marked deterioration' in volumes. It is...
  • LNG carrier orders expected to slow from this year's peak
    An overdraft of orders this year could add pressure to the newbuilding markets in the immediate future. As shipowners await...
  • Yangzijiang order for 22 newbuilds pushes orderbook to record $10.3bn
    China-based shipbuilder Yangzijiang has moved into the liquefied natural gas segment. Fresh from its recent tie-up with gas containment systems...
  • Progress made in talks to take Seaspan private
    Chairman and owners of Atlas want to take the company private. While progress has been made, it still faces 'significant...
  • Ammonia's potential as a future fuel hindered by economics
    To enable ammonia to realise its potential as future fuel, there needs to be investment to make production scalable. For...
  • Malta hosts meeting of minds between industry and regulators
    Shipping decarbonisation needs global approach 'otherwise you are just pushing emissions to a different part of the planet', says transport...

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 7, 2022
  • US for-hire trucking employment takes a plunge
    Real, unadjusted jobs in trucking dropped by 21,200 in September, an unusually high number, as contract and spot truckload rates declined.
  • US retailers downgrade import forecast for balance of 2022
    US retailers are forecasting declining imports through the end of the year even though holiday merchandise sales are expected to be strong.
  • US imports will drop sharply through end of year: retailers
    US retailers are forecasting declining imports through the end of the year even though holiday merchandise sales are expected to be strong.
  • GT USA faces board shake-up amid planning for new Wilmington box terminal
    Port of Wilmington operator GT USA saw a major shake-up of its board as insider directors were ousted amid rising operating costs and loss of a major lawsuit.
  • OOCL posts strong Q3 revenue growth despite volume, rate declines
    Rates and volume on the major trade lanes out of Asia fell during the third quarter, but not enough to slow OOCL's revenue growth.
  • Strike-hit Port of Liverpool to cut jobs amid volume drop
    Container throughput at Liverpool has fallen, and with the decline in volume expected to continue through the year the port is planning to cut its headcount.
  • Strike-hit Port of Liverpool to cut jobs
    Container throughput at Liverpool has fallen, and with the decline in volume expected to continue through the year the port is planning to cut its headcount.
  • Peak season hopes fade for 'jumpy' air cargo market
    Demand for air cargo declined through September, and analysts say there is nothing in their data to indicate a pickup in volume out of Asia through the balance of the year.
  • Glut of new ocean tonnage inbound as global demand weakens
    More than 5 million TEU of ordered container shipping capacity will be delivered over the next two years, outstripping demand as the global economic outlook darkens.
  • Farrow Announces Acquisition of USA-Based DJ Powers Customs Brokerage and Freight Forwarding Company
    October 6, 2022 Russell A. Farrow (U.S.) Inc. (Farrow) is pleased to announce the acquisition of DJ Powers Co. Inc. (DJ Powers), effective August 31, 2022. DJ Powers - based in Savannah, Georgia - is a long time, reputable customs brokerage and freight forwarder company that has been an eastern U.S. leader in international trade since 1930.

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 7, 2022
  • Wanted Singaporean shipowner added to US blacklist for North Korea dealings
    The FBI is already looking for Kwek Kee Seng, who ended up sanctioned by the US on Friday
  • Tanker activity slows, though brokers see a reversal in the works
    Fixing activity should pick up next week, helping both crude and product tankers, Gibson Shipbrokers says
  • OOCL's quarterly revenue surges by $730m even as cargo volume dips
    Top-line result for liner operator defies drop in volume and declining spot freight rates
  • Supramax bulker spot rates on US Gulf Coast set to plateau as grain orders slow, broker says
    All four bulker sizes saw average spot rates rise throughout past week, according to Baltic Exchange data
  • MOL nets second transition-linked loan as first wind-powered bulker delivers
    World's first telescopic sail to be see action on maiden voyage to Australia
  • Private equity player Searchlight takes stake in Synergy Marine
    Synergy Marine has handed round shares to employees at the same time as private equity fund Searchlight takes a minority stake
  • Jefferies slashes Zim's price target in half over impending rates weakness
    But 'hold' rating maintained as Israeli liner company should have plenty of cash to see it through market correction
  • Excelerate Energy selects FSRU schemes with care amid demand surge
    US-listed regasification specialist is finally galvanised into fleet renewal and expansion as it responds to Europe's energy crisis
  • Unipec loses fight with terminal over contamination 'near misses'
    China's Unipec, the world's largest crude tanker charterer, has lost a $20m battle with the tank farm where it hoards US crude during 'super contango'
  • Editor's selection: Overcapacity haunts container ships, Euronav sells oldies and Cargill criticises carbon rules
    A selection of some of the stories that caught our eye this week
  • Trafigura wins damages for lost earnings after VLCC arrest
    Miracle Hope was held for two months in Singapore in 2020 after ownership dispute over 1m barrel cargo
  • Meteoric LNG carrier rate rise powers on upwards to hit new record highs
    Trader pays $200,000 per day to take a 20-year-old steam turbine vessel on spot charter
  • Turkish owners regain their appetite for bulk carriers in S&P spurt
    Players on the Bosphorus have been particularly active in the recent revival of dry bulk S&P
  • Seacor Marine banks $66m from selling out of Mexican owner Mexmar
    US group also refinances its main 2023 debt maturities in 'improving cycle'
  • Grimaldi enters Greek port business with state terminal buy
    Italian-led shipping major to spend €84.7m on western Greek ferry terminal
  • Vortexa says EU ban could boost MR demand by more than 1,000 tankers
    But analyst Ioannis Papadimitriou warns a halving of Russian exports could shrink vessel requirements instead
  • CJC welcomes back Harry Savva from Union Maritime as part of UK strengthening
    Law firm also boosts maritime team with North of England solicitor Neil Jackson
  • Concordia says MR tanker term market dips but asset prices double 2017 level
    Swedish owner sees strong volatility ahead in uncertain times
  • 'Ready to go': shipping market now right for Stolt Tankers IPO
    But boss Niels Stolt-Nielsen says debt levels in remaining group have to be adjusted before spin-off goes ahead
  • Daewoo Shipbuilding ends LNG carrier newbuildings contract
    The company that ordered the two 174,000-cbm LNG carrier newbuildings failed to issue corporate guarantees for the ships
  • Rising star consultants get 24 hours to tell Odfjell's Harald Fotland how to run his business
    Tanker and terminal owner Odfjell is getting competitive advice on its corporate strategy for digitalisation and decarbonisation
  • Clarksons warns high gas prices could lead to some ammonia production shut-down
    Delivered price being outstripped by production costs, UK shipbroker says
  • Maersk and Viking laying up ships again in 'fickle' North Sea AHTS market
    Brokers report two vessels added to stacked list as rates fall from record summer peak
  • Himalaya Shipping fixes out first newbuildings over three years at 'record rate'
    Oslo-listed owner says newcastlemaxes will earn a significant premium to Baltic Exchange index
  • Kim Heng scores $35m vessel supply contract from Taiwanese offshore wind project
    Company to build vessels required for offshore renewables project at its yards in Singapore
  • Rising star consultants get 24 hours to tell tanker owner Odfjell how to run its business
    Tanker and terminal owner Odfjell is getting competitive advice on its corporate strategy for digitalisation and decarbonisation
  • Consortium holds firm on offer price for Seaspan parent Atlas Corp
    Meaningful progress in quest to buy over major tonnage provider, consortium says in latest update
  • Three more charged over Shell marine gasoil theft in Singapore
    Singaporeans charged over corruption and bribes to stay out of country during police investigation
  • BHP looks to solar to help decarbonise world's largest iron ore export facility
    Mining giant to make use of Pilbara's record as one of the sunniest regions in Australia
  • Yangzijiang Shipbuilding secures 22 newbuildings worth around $2.5bn
    The Singapore-listed shipbuilding company has crashed its annual target, netting 180% or $3.6bn worth of orders so far this year
  • Tonne mileage boost for product tankers after China eases quotas
    Shipowner group Bimco says increased Chinese diesel production could replace lost Russian barrels in Europe
  • South Korea's oceans minister consulting over HMM sell-off, but no green light yet
    Cho Seung-hwan says privatisation of boxship and VLCC owner will depend on shipping and stock markets
  • Liner contract rates expected to 'reset' lower in 2023 on back of falling spot market
    Lower port congestion and consumer demand for boxed goods are hurting spot freight rates, market analyst says

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 7, 2022
  • FMC proposes tighter container billing standards
    Ocean carriers will be subject to stricter requirements when they charge shippers fees on late containers if a proposed rule is adopted.
  • Air Canada Cargo adds Boeing freighter, expands to more US markets
    Air Canada is giving shippers more airfreight options in the Americas, thanks to a new converted freighter.
  • Truck transportation jobs walloped in September: BLS data
    Truck transportation jobs in September dropped by an amount exceeded in the last 10 years only by the start of the pandemic.
  • Air cargo peak season evaporates on low demand, high capacity
    Air cargo professionals figured business would take off after the summer lull. Turbulent economic conditions and pre-buying have prevented that so far.

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Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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